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Camping, DofE, Water Activities

DofE Expeditions 2021

This summer, 25 Explorers across six Duke of Edinburgh teams took to the River Severn for their practice and qualifying expeditions. Over the course of their week-long adventure, teams were able to overcome the challenges of self-sufficiency and build on their teamwork and leadership skills, whilst exploring the beauty of the Severn by canoe. Keep […]

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Camping, Summer Camp

SUMMER CAMP 2021: Northumberland

After over a year with no large camps, Wild Wolf ESU finally managed to venture out to Northumberland, where we resided at the gorgeous Dilston Scout Campsite, a short distance from Hadrian’s Wall. We spent ten days exploring the Northumbrian countryside, visiting fascinating destinations, and getting stuck into some very adventurous activities. DAY 1 –  […]

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Camping, DofE, Water Activities

Bronze DofE Expedition Weekend

“Everyone was up bright and early on Saturday morning. Thirty Explorers and a number of Leaders had been nervously awaiting this day for months, mainly since we didn’t know whether it would be cancelled due to the pandemic. It was finally time for our Bronze DofE expedition – something that we had been preparing for, […]

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Camping, Hiking

Snowdonia Hillwalking Trip

After over 15th months since our last camp, we were all delighted when the NYA announced residential trips of up to 6 people could commence again. In true WWESU fashion, the minibus was acquired; the plans and risk assessments were submitted and in less than a week after the COVID rules were relaxed, 4 of […]

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Community, Scouting Skills

WWESU: One Year in COVID

One year ago today, Scout groups across the country were forced to suspend face-to-face Scouting in light of a developing pandemic. Ever since, Wild Wolf ESU has strived to continue providing the best quality of Scouting possible for our young people; thanks to the dedication of our Leaders and amazing support from the WWESU community, […]

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Camping, Events, Scouting Skills

Looking back at Lockdown

The last half year has been a chaotic upheaval for every part of everyone’s life, including (of course) Scouting. As we cautiously return to face-to-face scouting, our Explorers took a moment to look back on what we’ve been through, as well as what we’re looking forward to this term! – Ben During remote scouting, Wild […]

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Youth-led Investitures

Youth-led Investitures. At Wild Wolf ESU you have to recite all of your Scout Laws and your Scout Promise by heart during your investiture. It’s a solemn moment that our Unit takes seriously, and new members really do have to learn all their Laws! People are often surprised by this, but it’s very achievable. In […]

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